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B & B Il Gelsomino

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Honolulu, Hawaii
Reviewed 8 July 2013

We stayed with Walter and Carla on June 22, 2013. We would highly recommend this B&B. The Bed was large and comfortable, the bathroom was clean and bright, there was plenty of closet space and free parking. The bedrooms are upstairs in the house, ours had a deck and the view was lovely. The home is about 5 km above...

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Canada
Reviewed 27 May 2013

Would highly recommend Walter and Carla's hospitality. We stayed for 3 nights, 2 couples. Rooms were clean and well appointed. Her breakfast were so good, home baking and each morning had a different variety to chose from. We also had an authentic La Spazia fish dinner that she prepared, excellent. WONDERFUL stay and would certainly, stay again. You will need...

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1Thank SpreeCanada
Littleton, Colorado
Reviewed 27 April 2013

We really enjoyed stay at Il Gelsomino B&B last week. Walter and Carla are a delight and were very kind. When we had trouble finding the place (our GPS went out and our printed directions were not clear), Carla drove down to a nearby hotel where we were waiting in our car and had us follow her up to the...

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1Thank Jonathan H
Boise, Idaho, USA
Reviewed 7 August 2012

If it's eating a fantastic meal on a lovely terrace of a lovely home perched 800 feet above the Bay of Poets (Byron, Shelley, Lawrence and Virginia Woolf) you're looking for, then this is the place! Moreover, Carla has to be the best cook in the region--only fitting for the setting. Not only that, Il Gelsomino has comfortable beds, spacious...

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3Thank John M
Reviewed 21 July 2012

This review has taken me some days to wright because I find it hard to find enough good words to describe this perfect B&B in La Spezia. Me and my boyfriend stayed with Carla and Walter for three nights from 7th of July to 10th July 2011, and we both loved it. We came by car from Milan (which is...

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3Thank Norway_Bergen1985
Georgetown, Texas
Reviewed 18 July 2012

Il gelsomino is a beautiful house with fantastic views over the city of La Spezia, and it is a short drive into town. The hosts, Carla and Walter, are sweet, kind people, and Carla is an excellent cook. When we arrived mid-afternoon coming straight from the Milan airport and a 20 hour trip from Texas, she insisted on preparing us...

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1Thank Elaine P
Apple Valley, California
Reviewed 27 May 2012

I just got back from Florence this May and made a side trip to La Spezia before my Florence trip. I stayed for three nights at Il Gelsomino in La Spezia and the "real thing" did not disappoint compared to the internet ad. The view from my balcony and from the B&B's main balcony is just amazing. On my first...

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San Francisco
Reviewed 29 June 2011

This b/b is a jewel. The place is hard to find at first, but after the first day, it was breeze. The beds are very comfortable and the shower had plenty of hot water. The breakfast was always something to look forward to. Carla and Walter made us feel so at home. We were treated like family. They gave us...

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2Thank Mochilato
ottawa canada
Reviewed 19 July 2010

5 of us stayed here and can not say enough about the wonderful hospitality...outstanding view...amazing breakfasts...spacious and spotless rooms! Carla and Walter could not have done more...their service certainly was above and beyond! The location...a little isolated. Carla had to come and get us in La Spezia our first night. And the next morning she took us to the station...

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Address: Via dei Viseggi, 9 | Loc. La Foce, La Spezia, Italy
Region: Italy > Liguria > Province of La Spezia > La Spezia
Number of rooms: 2
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“Ask for the room with the view.”
708williamv, 27 Jun 2015 | Read review
“Just know that it will take you a bit of a drive to get back down to restaurants, shopping, train station. It is very high up....but so worth the drive.”
Faginfamily, 24 May 2014 | Read review
“Get the room with a balcony. You'll sit out there in the evening.”
ThomasE631, 17 Oct 2013 | Read review
“As far as I know they have three rooms and we booked two of them and one of them have a balcony which is an added value.”
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JensKristianDK, 22 Sep 2013 | Read review
“Request the room with the small balcony and view of the bay and surrounding mountains.”
415JohnM415, 7 Aug 2012 | Read review
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